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Title: A Photo Gallery of Meteorwrongs
Url: http://meteorites.wustl.edu/meteorwrongs/meteorwrongs.htm
Creator: Korotev, Randy L.
Publisher: Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Description: This image gallery showcases more than 100 meteorwrongs (objects misidentified as meteorites). There are explanations of why the rocks probably are not meteorites and suggestions of what they most likely are and why. The site provides criteria for recognizing space objects and explains fusion crusts, regmaglypts, and other common features of meteorites.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Meteorites
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Meteorites
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2010-08-24
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Geology
Physical sciences
science
Space science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2010-11-22 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-14 15:49:25 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 57
Resource URL Clicks: 14
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